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human rights, the legal and moral rights recognized by national and international laws.
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The human rights violations in Britain increased 68% in 2014 compared with 2013," Esfandiari said.
A resolution with an explicit ban on female genital mutilation will help to complete the shift of perspectives on FGM from a problem of 'public health' or a 'cultural' problem, to its universal recognition as a human rights violation and a form of violence against women," read a statement on the campaign's official website.
GENEVA, March 4 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia blamed the international community and Syrian regime Tuesday for the "rapid and dangerous deterioration" of the humanitarian situation in Syria, calling anew for punishing those responsible for human rights violations.
of Oslo) investigates the rights of victims in criminal justice proceedings for serious human rights violations at the international level.
By this, she means allocating resources to areas where human rights violations are most likely to be improved by the tools available--not necessarily to situations where the most and worst human rights violations occur.
Such a system is needed to ensure compliance with Iran's and Pakistan's international legal obligations not to refoule -- or unlawfully return --refugees to a place where they would face persecution or other serious human rights violations.
NEW YORK -- The Human Rights Foundation has criticized Kanye West for performing at a wedding in Kazakhstan, joining a chorus of detractors who say he legitimized the human rights violations of the nation's president.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference,Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that successive regimes in Indian occupied Kashmir during the past six decades crushed the people and encouraged the Indian forces to commit human rights violations.
A lawmaker has asked the Commission on Human Rights to conduct a fact-finding investigation into the possible human rights violations committed during an encounter between government troops and alleged members of the New People's Army in Cawayan, Masbate last August.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauded a United Nations committee's adoption of a resolution expressing serious concern about persistent human rights violations in Iran.
ISLAMABAD -- The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik has said that India and its stooges have broken all the records of oppression and human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.
CENEVRE (CyHAN)- Serious human rights violations in Darfur in 2014, including killings and sexual violence, have largely gone uninvestigated and unpunished, according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Office.

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